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Impounded Vehicles
General Information

In the course of official duties the Irwindale Police Department stores or impounds motor vehicles for a variety of reasons.

To obtain the release of an impounded vehicle, you must present all of the following at the police department's lobby located at 5050 N. Irwindale Avenue, Irwindale, CA:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proof that you are the current registered owner or legal owner of the vehicle
  • Payment of appropriate fee (cash only)

Fee Information


Regular Vehicle Storage Fee:                                      $50.00
Suspended or No Drivers License Vehicle Storage:    $150.00
Driving Under the Influence Vehicle Storage:              $350.00

Official Police Tow Yards

You must first obtain a release from the police department prior to picking up the vehicle at the tow yard. The following tow companies are used by the police department.  Contact the Communications Bureau at (626) 430-2244 to determine which tow company towed the vehicle. Tow company fees will vary with the type of vehicle stored and the time elapsed since the date of storage. Please contact the tow company directly for their fee schedule.

          Jan's Towing                                         Royal Coaches Autobody & Towing
          1045 W. Kirkwall Road                         14827 Ramona Blvd.                   
          Azusa, CA 91702                                  Baldwin  Park, CA 91706
          (626) 914-1841                                     (626) 960-1824


Storage Hearings

Storage hearings are conducted by the on-duty Watch Commander. Contact the Records Bureau at (626) 430-2249 or the on-duty Watch Commander at (626) 430-2244 for information about the storage hearing process.